Further Support/Help

Free Helplines

Breathing Space – 0800 83 85 87
Childline – 0800 1111 (available 24 hours)
The Mix – 0808 808 4994 (16.00 – 23.00 daily)
Samaritans – 116 123
NHS 24 – 111
Parentline –

Websites

www.annafreud.org/children-young-people/youth-wellbeing
www.anxiety.org.uk
www.bumps2bairns.com/school-age/worries-and-anxieties
www.bumps2bairns.com/school-age/examstress
www.childline.org.uk
www.mentalhealth.org.uk
www.mind.org.uk
www.teenmentalhealth.org
www.mikeysline.co.uk
www.themix.org.uk
www.handsonscotland.co.uk
www.youngminds.org.uk
www.youthbeyondblue.com

Apps

Search in the app store for teen well-being or mindfulness applications, such as:

Headspace
Mindshift CBT
and if you like computer games you could try out http://www.superbetter.com

Exam Preparation and Support

If you have exams this year, the following links may be useful for your preparation and provide support.

https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/41319.2543.html
https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/school-college-and-work/school-college/exam-stress/
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/coping-with-exam-stress/

What to do while you are on the CAMHS waiting list?

If you are waiting for support from CAMHS you may find the following link to be useful: https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/where-to-look-for-support-while-youre-on-the-camhs-waiting-list/

Mental Health Booklets

Attached are some booklets that come from the Mental Health Foundation that pupils and parents may find useful:

Looking after your mental health using exercise
Overcome Fear & Anxiety
Look after your mental health
Look after your mental health using mindfulness

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